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H_SA_2018A 05/08/2018 12:29:54 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date 05/08/2018
Attendance
Benavidez *
Hooton X
Humphrey X
Leonard X
Melton X
Weissman *
Williams D. X
Lontine X
Foote X
Time 12:29:54 PM to 01:35:07 PM
Place LSB A
This Meeting was called to order by Foote
This Report was prepared by Amanda King
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB18-260 Postponed Indefinitely
SB18-273 Postponed Indefinitely

SB18-260 - Postponed Indefinitely


12:30:27 PM  

Representative Williams, bill sponsor, presented Senate Bill 18-260.  Beginning September 1, 2018, the bill requires that the Private Occupational School Board (the board) of the Division of Private Occupational Schools (DPOS) in the Department of Higher Education conduct a sunrise review of new educational credentials or services to determine whether these should be regulated.  The board's sunrise review process must apply to an application for a certificate of approval for a new educational credential or service for which the DPOS has not considered an application prior to July 2018.  The board and the DPOS are prohibited from regulating new educational credentials or services until the sunrise review is complete and the General Assembly determines that regulation is appropriate. 

12:32:32 PM  

Lorna Candler, DPOS, answered questions from the committee.

12:37:40 PM  

Representative Williams made concluding remarks regarding the bill.  Committee members made comments regarding the bill.



12:39:15 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-260 to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Williams D.
Seconded Humphrey
Benavidez No
Hooton No
Humphrey Yes
Leonard Yes
Melton No
Weissman No
Williams D. Yes
Lontine No
Foote No
YES: 3   NO: 6   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


12:39:50 PM
Motion Postpone Senate Bill 18-260 indefinitely.
Moved Melton
Seconded Lontine
Benavidez Yes
Hooton Yes
Humphrey No
Leonard No
Melton Yes
Weissman Yes
Williams D. No
Lontine Yes
Foote Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB18-273 - Postponed Indefinitely


12:39:55 PM  

Representative Carver, bill sponsor, presented Senate Bill 18-273.  The bill allows a senior citizen to maintain their eligibility for the senior homestead exemption if a doctor certifies that the owner moved for health reasons.  The bill requires seniors to provide the county assessor a physician's certification on a form designed by the Division of Property Taxation. The senior homestead exemption would only apply to one residential property in the state.  

 

12:44:30 PM  
Representative Carver answered questions from the committee.
12:50:40 PM  

Steve Schleiker, El Paso County Assessor, testified in support of the bill. He answered questions from the committee.

01:07:03 PM  
Representative Carver responded to questions from the committee.
01:08:09 PM  
Carol Hedges, Colorado Fiscal Institute, testified in a neutral capacity on the bill.
01:12:56 PM  
Natalie Wood, The Bell Policy Center, testified in a neutral capacity on the bill.
01:14:58 PM  
Ms. Hedges answered questions from the committee.
01:20:52 PM  
Representative Carver made comments to the committee. Committee discussion ensued.
01:25:51 PM  

Representative Carver made concluding remarks about the bill. Committee members made comments regarding the bill.



01:34:32 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-273 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Humphrey
Seconded Williams D.
Benavidez No
Hooton No
Humphrey No
Leonard No
Melton No
Weissman No
Williams D. No
Lontine No
Foote No
YES: 0   NO: 9   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


01:34:43 PM
Motion Postpone Senate Bill 18-273 indefinitely using a reversal of the previous roll call. There was no objection to the use of the reverse roll call, therefore, the bill was postponed indefinitely.
Moved Melton
Seconded Lontine
Benavidez Yes
Hooton Yes
Humphrey Yes
Leonard Yes
Melton Yes
Weissman Yes
Williams D. Yes
Lontine Yes
Foote Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


01:35:07 PM   Committee Adjourned






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